Latest News Zimco Signs Distribution Deal With Optika in Canada By Staff Monday, March 11, 2013 12:30 AM BROOKLYN, N.Y.— Zimco Optics has entered an agreement with St. Laurent, Quebec-based Optika Eyewear for the sole distribution of all 11 of the company’s brands. “Zimco is proud to partner with Optika throughout Canada on all 11 collections including English Laundry,” said Mitchell Zimberg, president of Zimco Optics. “We're happy Optika will be helping with our quick expansion into Canadian territories; and will be working out of our booths at trade shows, as well as showcasing English Laundry Eyewear in their own booth for their Canadian consumers." Founded in 1995, Optika will distribute Zimco’s brands, including Harve Benard, Fission, Kidco, Carlo Capucci, Sierra, Attitudes, Blu, Elements, Retro, Twister and English Laundry Eyewear through its network of 25 sales representatives throughout Canada. Added Mark Jakubovic, president of Optika Eyewear, “Optika is extremely happy to be a partner with Zimco and distribute the English Laundry Eyewear Collection throughout Canada. We are looking forward to many years of cooperation between our two companies.” Combined Zimco and Optika have nearly 53 years of experience and the agreement, signed in February, is for one-year with the option of a one year extension.